new exhibitions
THE WHITWORTH

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER
0161 275 7450

www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk
whitworth@manchester.ac.uk

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ANYA GALLACCIO
Ongoing
A new permanent commission in Whitworth Park by artist Anya Gallaccio, exploring themes of loss, memory and physical presence in both nature and architecture.

EXCHANGES
Mar 24, 2018 - Apr 1, 2019
Exchanges sets art and artists together, sometimes in harmony, sometimes in opposition – always with insight and intention.
Works by Gillian Wearing, William Hogarth and Louise Bourgious and Tracey Emin encourage dialogue about expectations of female behavior. Rebecca Warren and Hayley Tompkins elevate discarded objects to the status of art and challenge our ideas about what should be shown in museums. While Simon Patterson, Jitish Kallat, Roni Horn and Stephen Willats consider how we make order out of a disordered world.
Over the next year some of this art will be exchanged for our most recent acquisitions activating new dialogues between the works displayed.

BODIES OF COLOUR
May 4, 2018 - May 3, 2019
Breaking with stereotypes in the wallpaper collection

FOUR CORNERS OF ONE CLOTH
Jun 23, 2018 - Jun 9, 2019

PRINTS OF DARKNESS: GOYA AND HOGARTH
Jul 7, 2018 - Jul 14, 2019
Prints of Darkness: Goya and Hogarth in a Time of European Turmoil

Click to enlargeALICE KETTLE : THREAD BEARING WITNESS
Sep 1, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019
From the Barberini Tapestries to the Bayeux Tapestry, monumental textiles in the form of large-scale narrative embroideries, weaving and tapestries have been used to illustrate contemporary events to become enduring material chronicles. Thread Bearing Witness is a major new series of large textiles, and other works, to be shown at the Whitworth, that considers cultural heritage, refugee displacement and movement, while engaging with individual migrants and their creativity within the wider context of the global refugee crisis.

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: THICK TIME
Sep 21, 2018 - Mar 3, 2019
South African artist William Kentridge weaves together global histories of revolution, exile and utopian aspirations, exploring how they are shaped by the creative forces of memory and the imagination.

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